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Purple Navy Color

HEX #4E5180 / RGB (78, 81, 128)

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What is Purple Navy Color?

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Purple Navy has the hex code #4E5180. The equivalent RGB values are (78, 81, 128), which means it is composed of 27% red, 28% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:39 M:37 Y:0 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Purple Navy has a hue of 236°, 39% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Based on the British definition of the color purple, Purple Navy is a purplish-blue color and can be considered a shade of indigo. The color can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS by its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

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Purple Navy Color Codes

Hex Code#4E5180
RGB Values(78, 81, 128)
CMYK Values(39%, 37%, 0%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(236°, 39%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#B1AE7F [Misty Moss]
Closest Pantone®7673 C
Closest RAL5023 [Distant blue]
Complementary Color#807D4E [Gold Fusion]
Purple Navy Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#606060
Weighted Average (Most Common)#555555
Weighted Average (Luma)#545454
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#969696

Purple Navy Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4E5180. Complementary color is 807D4E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Purple Navy is Gold Fusion with the hex code #807D4E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4E5180 color is offered by #807D4E. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (4E5180, 644E80 and 4E6A80)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Purple Navy (#4E5180) are Cyber Grape (#644E80) and Dark Electric Blue (#4E6A80). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Purple Navy with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (4E5180, 80644E and 6A804E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Purple Navy (#4E5180) are #80644E (Pastel Brown) and #6A804E (Axolotl). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (4E5180, 804E51 and 51804E)

Triadic Palette

Purple Navy triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #804E51 (Tuscan Red) and #51804E (Fern Green) along with #4E5180 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (4E5180, 804E51, 807D4E and 4E807D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Purple Navy has four colors - #804E51 (Tuscan Red), #807D4E (Gold Fusion) and #4E807D (Wintergreen Dream) in addition to the base color (#4E5180). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (4E5180, 804E6A, 807D4E and 4E8064)

Square Palette

Purple Navy square color palette has #804E6A (Twilight Lavender), #807D4E (Gold Fusion) and #4E8064 (Hooker's Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Purple Navy Color Rainbow Palette

Our Purple Navy rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Purple Navy Color


  • Transparent 717499717499
  • Transparent 8385A68385A6
  • Transparent 9597B39597B3
  • Transparent A7A8C0A7A8C0
  • Transparent B8B9CCB8B9CC
  • Transparent CACBD9CACBD9
  • Transparent DCDCE6DCDCE6
  • Transparent EDEEF2EDEEF2


  • Transparent 585A80585A80
  • Transparent 5D5F805D5F80
  • Transparent 626480626480
  • Transparent 676980676980
  • Transparent 6C6D806C6D80
  • Transparent 717280717280
  • Transparent 767780767780
  • Transparent 7B7B807B7B80


  • Transparent 3E41663E4166
  • Transparent 37395A37395A
  • Transparent 2F314D2F314D
  • Transparent 272940272940
  • Transparent 1F20331F2033
  • Transparent 171826171826
  • Transparent 10101A10101A
  • Transparent 08080D08080D

Purple Navy Color Patterns

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    Purple Navy Gingham Checks

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    Purple Navy Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Purple Navy Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Navy Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Navy Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Navy Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Navy Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Navy Plaid Pattern

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